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Posted Queries for March 2001

STORER, TOBEY posted by Cathy Kuhl on Saturday, March 3, 2001

Looking for information on Mattie STORER, born abt 1863 MN. Mattie married 6 Dec. 1882 in Rochester, Olmsted Co., MN to Eugene Sanborn TOBEY. This family was in Waseca Co., MN in the 1880's where Eugene worked for the railroad. Known children: Harold Eugene TOBEY born 1883 Waseca Co., MN and Alchee Morrison TOBEY born 1901 Galesburg, Knox Co., IL. Mattie (STORER)TOBEY is suppose to be buried at Vinton, Benton Co., IA. Would appreciate any information on this family.

JEWELL, PARSONS posted by Jerry Parsons on Monday, March 5, 2001

JEWELL I'm looking for information about Dallas JEWELL and his wife Emma. My second mother was their daughter Ruby who married Elmer PARSONS and later my father Edward PARSONS (brothers) There is a son Dallas and another daughter. Any information would be helpful.

BUCK, FISHER, VARNEY posted by Barbara Cornia on Saturday, March 10, 2001

Looking for information on Samuel H. BUCK and Ella Pearl VARNEY b. 18 Feb 1884 in Iowa. They were married 14 Mar 1900 in Benton Co., Iowa. Ella Pearl was the daughter of Herbert and Louisa FISHER VARNEY. Pearl died in Canada.

CROW posted by Virginia L Schaffert on Monday, March 12, 2001

My grandmother's brother was John CROW. We visited him in Vinton in probably 1948 or 9. Anything I can find about his parents names or siblings would sure help me. Thanks!

ELLIOT, SALTON posted by Gabriele Hammon on Tuesday, March 13, 2001

I am looking for information on Robert ELLIOT(T)who settled in Belle Plaine from Bovina, New York. He was married to Jane SALTON. They had the following children, Mary, John A., Jane, William W., George M. I am trying to find out when he and his family came to Benton County. Any information on this family would be most helpful.

HASEK, SMITH, WEIS posted by Stacey Smith on Wednesday, March 14, 2001

I am looking for genealogy information for my great grandparents. EE SMITH b.June 23, 1866 d. Feb. 28, 1952. Married Emma WEIS on October 1, 1896, daughter of Mathias and Anna HASEK WEIS. Emma born on December 26, 1876 and died February 17, 1975 in Hazleton, Iowa. Both are buried at Covington Cemetery. Son Walter Samuel SMITH b. June 6, 1898 married Myrtle Ione Fleming of New Hampton, Iowa in Vinton, Iowa on October 22, 1924.

CORLISS, DURGAN posted by Jean Kennedy on Friday, March 16, 2001

David CORLISS & Betsey Jane (DURGAN) were in Benton Co.,Big Grove Twp.,Iowa in 1870 Trying to find info on this family.

LORENZ posted by Judy Lorenz Frerichs on Sunday, March 18, 2001

Looking for info of the LORENZ family that lived somewhere between Vinton and Shellsburg from 1874-1900. John LORENZ was born there in Aug.1886

KRUEGER posted by Judy Lorenz Frerichs on Sunday, March 18, 2001

Looking for info of the KRUEGER family that lived somewhere near Shellsburg in the late 1800s. The mens names were Carl and August, third brothers name not known

HARRIS posted by Betty on Sunday, March 18, 2001

I am searching for the death date (obit or certificate)of Daniel G. HARRIS, born 1817/1818 in Ohio. He and his family were on the 1850 and 1860 census in Benton County, Iowa. Wife: Sarah Son: George, (killed in civil war 1863, 18th regiment, Iowa infantry) Daughters: Hetty, Love E., Sarah E. Sarah E. was born 20 December 1856, Vinton, Benton Co., Iowa. I think Daniel G. HARRIS died between 1860 and 1870. He was not on the 1870 census, but, his wife was.

FENGERSON, HALVERSON, OLE, RAYMAKER posted by Ramona on Monday, March 19, 2001

Swenson OLE , lived in Norway , Ohio 1881 . Searching his family . A daughter Gertrude was born in Norway , Iowa April 24 ,1881 (6 girls & 2 boys) In Gertrudes O'Bit in 1946 it listd the 2 boys as Spencer (deceased), Chris living in Aberdeen S.D. Sister's Josie (deceased) Mrs RAYMAKER of Minn. Mrs. HALVERSON of S.D. Mrs. FENGERSON of Wa. Mrs. Hill of N.D. Any information is appreciated . Thank You, Ramona Please E- mail me direct

HAMMAN, HOLLAR, MCBROOM, VOSHEL posted by Florence Hamman on Monday, March 19, 2001

Seeking any for information of family members John Franklin HAMMAN born Aug 1861 in Shellsburg married Laura Belle MCBROOM in March 1882. John was son of JOhn Clark HAMMAN & Jane HOLLAR, Laura was daughter of Tom MCBROOM & Hannah VOSHEL. Tom & Laura HAMMAN left Iowa & came to Calif. about 1905. They are my husband's g.grandparents. Thank you.

BELT, CROW, DUDGEON, HARRISON, KINCAID, MCMANNES, SIMMONS, STARKS, TRYON, WHEATON posted by Marjorie A. Nemitz on Wednesday, March 21, 2001

CROW, John A., b. c1804, VA & d. c.1894, IA? marr. BELT, Milcah c1830 in prob. Licking Co., OH. Children:Mary b. c1831-1832 OH, marr. Jesse TRYON, Meredith Zuriel b. 1835 OH, David James, b. 1837, marr. Arabella KINCAID & Mary DUDGEON, Aquila Belt, b. 1838, marr. Susanna HARRISON, Elizabeth A., b. 1839/1840, marr. Charles SIMMONS, Hannah Jane, b. 1842, marr. J. T. MCMANNES, Eunice, b. 1844, marr. Lyman H. STARKS, Rose Ann, b. 1847 marr. Charles Lester WHEATON - the last 6 children born in Kosciusko Co., IN. Abt. 1852-1853 came to IA. Settled in Benton Co. Need parentage and siblings of John A. CROW and contact with descendants of above persons to add to our family history. John A. Crow & wife being my late grandmother's grandparents. Thank you for any help - appreciated, Marjorie A. Nemitz

FRICK, SALBER posted by Gene Salber on Sunday, March 25, 2001

FRICK, Catherine (born about 1845) - In Norway, Benton County,Iowa 1860-1870 (or Longer). Father's name was Michael (born 1809 in Allsace-Lorraine, France). Catherine married my Great-Grandfather Melchoir SALBER in Norway, Ia on 12/27/1870. She had at least 2 sisters & 3 brothers. I'm trying to find out when & where Catherine died (probably near Schell City, Mo. before 1900). Please contact (or write to G. Salber; 882 Winslow Ave, W. St. Paul, MN 55118) with any questions or information.

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